INA Can't Dodge Newmont CERCLA Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 3:59 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday rejected Insurance Co. of North America's bid for a judgment that its personal injury coverage for Newmont USA Ltd. does not apply to a lawsuit over cleanup costs at a former uranium mine.

Judge Justin L. Quackenbush of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington denied INA's motion for a partial summary judgment ruling that the personal injury coverage portion of its policies did not require the insurer to indemnify the mining giant for liabilities...
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